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Join in The Great American Read!

May 24, 2018

  The community is invited to join in The Great American Read, which is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are…

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Public Libraries and the Bookmobile to launch 2018 Summer Reading Program!

May 15, 2018

Public Libraries of Lancaster County and the Bookmobile will be presenting, this year’s Summer Reading Program starting on June 2nd.  Readers of all ages invited to read all things related to this year’s theme as local public libraries present “Libraries Rock!” during their Summer Reading Program.  The library is the perfect place for children and…

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NEA Big Read Author to visit Lancaster!

May 10, 2018

    Lancaster Public Library and the League of Women Voters of Lancaster County are thrilled to welcome Luis Alberto Urrea, author of the NEA Big Read’s “Into the Beautiful North” to Lancaster for two engagements in May! Mr. Urrea will discuss his novel and answer questions for an intimate gathering at JP McCaskey High…

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Strasburg-Heisler Library has new custom bookcases

May 4, 2018

Thanks to the donors of the Lancaster County Community Foundation Extraordinary Give in November 2017, the children’s area at the Strasburg-Heisler Library now has new shelving for children’s picture books! The new seven separate bookcases were custom made by Hilltop Furniture in Gordonville. They are mobile for easy arrangement and have two levels of separate…

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Library System installs new board officers at their Annual Meeting

April 23, 2018

The Library System of Lancaster County announced their Board Member roster for the coming year at their Annual Meeting that was held at the Manheim Township Public Library, on Wednesday, April 18th.   The installation of the board’s officers took place after the slate of officers for 2018-2019 was voted upon at the business meeting portion…

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Public Libraries honor staff, trustees and volunteers with special service awards

April 21, 2018

Public Libraries in Lancaster County honored staff, trustees and volunteers who have provided outstanding service to their public library during their Annual Meeting held on Wednesday, April 18. The event held at the Manheim Township Public library, had library officials, public library directors, board members and interested citizens in attendance.  The Annual Meeting, held in…

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May 5th is FREE Comic Book Day…and local public libraries benefit!

April 12, 2018

The Comic Store in Lancaster is hosting a day of FREE comic books at their McGovern Avenue location on Saturday, May 5th from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm compliments of the store owner, Joe Miller. The Vader’s Fifth 501 Legion Garrison Carida was such a huge hit last year that they are returning this year…

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The new Bookmobile unveiled at Donor Appreciation Celebration!

April 10, 2018

The Library System proudly unveiled the arrival of their brand new Bookmobile – The Possibility Machine – on Sunday, April 8th at a special donor appreciation event held at the Manheim Township Public Library!  Purchase of the new vehicle was made possible by the generous support of foundations, local businesses, Extra Give donations, the System…

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Many roles of leadership is the topic for the Library System’s Annual Meeting!

April 10, 2018

The Library System of Lancaster County is pleased to announce that they will hold their Annual Meeting at the Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Road, Lancaster on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:00 pm, while the program will begin at 7:00 pm.  This year’s program topic will be “A Funny Thing Happened on the…

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Library System to unveil its NEW Bookmobile: The Possibility Machine!

March 27, 2018

  The Library System proudly announces the arrival of their brand new Bookmobile – The Possibility Machine! The new Bookmobile has been in production for the past several months and will replace the current bookmobile that has served Lancaster County residents for the past 17 years.  Purchase of the new vehicle was made possible by…

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